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Cyclone Phethai has affected 5,602 farmers, paddy fields destroyed: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu also said that 187 relief camps have been set up so far and 32,000 people have been provided with food. 

Dec 18, 2018, 16:54 PM IST

Cyclone Phethai wreaks havoc in Andhra, crops across 14,000 hectares damaged

Chandrababu Naidu has reportedly told state officials to predict damage based on wind speeds to provide quicker relief to people at large.

Dec 17, 2018, 21:29 PM IST

Cyclone Phethai makes landfall in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district

There are reports of heavy rains and winds in many areas of East Godavari district.

Dec 17, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

Severe cyclonic storm Phethai likely to weaken slightly before landfall on Monday

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Andhra including areas of east and west Godavari, Vishakhapatnam, Krishna, Guntur, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts and Yanam district of Puducherry. 

Dec 17, 2018, 08:08 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh coastal areas brace for cyclonic storm Phethai, alert sounded

The India Meteorological Department also issued an orange message as a warning of the storm.

Dec 16, 2018, 23:51 PM IST

Cyclonic storm Phethai to intensify further on December 17, heavy rain likely in Odisha, Andhra on Sunday

The Met department predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in various districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

Dec 16, 2018, 08:10 AM IST